This book documents some of the perceptions, strategies, and actions of natural resource agencies in the twenty-first century as they seek to respond to the changed reality influencing their policies and practices. It considers some of the responses in tools, techniques, and organizational change.
I: Emerging Challenges for Natural Resource Organizations in the Twenty-First Century: Problems, Politics, and People Overview 1. New Forestry, Neopolitics, and Voodoo Economies: Research Needs for Biodiversity Management 2. International Tourism: Current Trends and Market Research with Implications for Managing Public Attractions 3. Managing for the New Forest Visitor: The Impact of Changing Demographic Variables 4. Mobilizing for Environmental Justice in Communities of Color: An Emerging Profile of People of Color Environmental Groups II: Adaptive Visions—New Perspectives, Ecosystem Management, Leadership, and Bioregionalism Overview 5. From New Perspectives to Ecosystem Management: A Social Science Perspective on Forest Management 6. Ecosystem Management: A New Perspective for National Forests and Grasslands 7. Toward a Better Understanding of Human/Environment Relationships in Canadian National Parks 8. Leadership in a Community of Interests III: Adaptive Tools and Techniques 9. After 10 and 50: The Adoption and Diffusion of the Visitor Sevices Project 10. Benefits-Based Management: A New Paradigm for Managing Amenity Resources 11. Parks Canada's Economic and Business Models: Perspectives on Their Development and Use Jay Beaman 12. The Recreation Opportunity Spectrum and the Limits of Acceptable Change Planning Systems: A Review of Experiences and Lessons